Greetings! The Connecticut State Board of Education has undertaken a months-long process of developing its 2023-2028 Five-Year Plan. After several months of meetings and retreats, engagement with thousands of stakeholders through surveys and focus groups, input by Connecticut State Department of Education staff and leadership, the latest draft, which includes goals, action items, and outcomes, has been developed. Please use the link below to access the latest draft of the plan. We welcome your review and comments using the fillable form . Draft Comprehensive Plan 2023-2028

Resources for Families

Professional Support Webinar Series for Families

Adult Education 


English Learners


Health and Safety


COVID-19 Testing Locations

Learning Resources


Self-care and Mental Health

Social and Emotional Support

Connecticut Resources - Behavioral Health Crisis Resources

Coronavirus National Resources - Supporting Emotional Well-Being

Behavioral Health Crisis Reources

  • Anxiety and Depression Association of America: General tips for communicating
    with an anxious/child or teen about coronavirus.
  • SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to
    66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Offers 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis
    counseling and support for people experiencing emotional distress related to
    natural or human-caused disasters.

Family Activities Resources

  • Brain Pop: It can be scary to hear about a disease outbreak, but learning the facts
    can help ease your mind for children.
  • Common Sense Media: Device-Free Dinner Guidelines (Sesame Street cast).
  • Greater Good in Education: Free SEL Activities and Practices families can do from

Special Education

Additional Resources